Asparagus, Ham, Pasta Bake

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Yum! We love fresh asparagus. I especially like it in casseroles, and this one is yummy!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
linguini, or your favorite pasta
1 Tbsp
olive oil
3/4 lb
ham or canadian bacon, cubed into bite size pieces
1 bunch
scallions, chopped (reserving 1/2 cup darkest green pieces
6
eggs
2 c
grated sharp cheddar cheese (or a good swiss), divided
16 oz
(2 cups) ricotta
1/2 c
milk
1 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
fresh cracked pepper
1 lb
asparagus, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350°F.

Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.

Grease a 9" X 13" baking dish.

2In a large skillet heat oil over a medium heat. Add ham and scallions to skillet, setting aside reserved green parts for topping. Saute until onion begins to soften. Set aside.

3In a mixing bowl or food processor, combine eggs, 1 1/2 cups of the grated cheese, ricotta, milk, mustard, salt and pepper. Beat until very smooth.

4Boil pasta according to directions on box, adding asparagus during last minute of cooking. Rinse under cold water until cooled, and drain.

5Add drained noodles back to pot. Add ham and egg mixtures to noodles. Mix until well combined and pour into prepared dish.

6Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and top evenly with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and reserved scallions. Bake 15 minutes more. Let rest for 5 minutes and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Main Dishes
Recipe For: The Best Asparagus
Hashtags: #Casserole, #ham, #asparagus